Writings by Topic: Democracy and Islam

Middle East Forum Blog
Title Publication Date
Report: UK Authorities 'Turning a Blind Eye' to Muslim Electoral Fraud Breitbart August 11, 2016
On Turkey's Fraudulent Election Tomorrow June 6, 2015
Articles by MEF Staff and Fellows
Title Publication Date
Eternal Jihad: Islam Will Never, Ever Stop American Thinker October 23, 2018
Kurdistan Region in Iraq Goes to Polls a Year after Independence Vote Jerusalem Post October 2, 2018
Socialists Back Islamist-Linked Muslim Candidates in Michigan Primaries The Federalist August 13, 2018
Saudi Arabia and Canada: Why Is the Kingdom Losing Support in the West? Jerusalem Post August 6, 2018
Europe's Most Important Politicians in 2018 (so Far) The Washington Times August 1, 2018
Turkey: New System, Old One-Man Show BESA Center July 30, 2018
Did Someone Say 'An Apartheid State'? Sigma Insight Turkey July 24, 2018
Islamists With Ties To Terror Lobby Congress FrontPage Magazine May 4, 2018
The Turkish Referendum: A Turning Point? BESA Center Perspectives April 20, 2017
Turks Vote to Give Away Their Democracy The Gatestone Institute April 18, 2017
Turkey's Democracy Deficit The Gatestone Institute August 11, 2016
Erdoğan's One-Man Islamist Show Middle East Quarterly Spring 2016
Tunisia's Fragile Post-Revolutionary Order Middle East Quarterly Winter 2016
Turkey's Stockholm Syndrome The Gatestone Institute November 8, 2015
What Turkey's Elections Will NOT Change The Gatestone Institute October 29, 2015
Erdoğan Leads Turkey to the Precipice The Australian October 17, 2015
The Turkish Press's New Normal The Gatestone Institute October 4, 2015
Turkey's Thaw with Israel Could Be Short-Lived The Gatestone Institute September 21, 2015
Turkey: Hope and Fear The Huffington Post June 23, 2015
Post-Election Turkey: Now What? The Gatestone Institute June 11, 2015
An End to the 'Era of Oppression' in Turkey? The Gatestone Institute June 8, 2015
Turkey's Unimportant Election The Washington Times June 5, 2015
Will Turkey Go the Way of Weimar Germany? The Gatestone Institute May 2, 2015
Erdoğan's Western Enablers Hürriyet Daily News February 18, 2015
Why a 'Turkish Tsipras' is an Oxymoron Hürriyet Daily News January 30, 2015
Legitimate and Illegitimate Dictators Hürriyet Daily News November 26, 2014
What Egypt's President Sisi Really Thinks Middle East Quarterly Fall 2014
The Forgotten Secular Turkish Model Middle East Quarterly Winter 2013
Better Dictators than Elected Islamists The Washington Times December 11, 2012
Muslim Brotherhood 'Democracy' Investigative Project on Terrorism July 9, 2012
Egyptian Election: Islamist Victory or Deceptive Strategy? Gatestone Institute June 19, 2012
Moderate Indonesia? The American Spectator June 6, 2012
Are Iraq and Turkey Models for Democratization? Middle East Quarterly Summer 2012
Voting in Egypt as 'Holy War' Gatestone Institute May 22, 2012
Jihad: When Elections Fail Jihad Watch January 26, 2012
Is an Egyptian "Democracy" a Good Thing? Hudson New York February 16, 2011
Anoush Ehteshami and Democracy in Egypt The Economist February 8, 2011
Islam and Democracy - Much Hard Work Needed National Post February 7, 2011
Why Egypt Will Not Soon Become Democratic The Economist February 4, 2011
Hala Mustafa and the Liberal Arab Predicament Middle East Quarterly Spring 2010
'Lawfare' gains ground Washington Times May 19, 2009
Arab Democracy and American Policy MEF Policy Forum February 25, 2009
The Islamist Role in the 2008 Canadian Elections American Thinker November 8, 2008
Turkey: Erdogan, the AKP, and Secularism Euro-Atlantic Quarterly July 2008
The Case Against Turkey's Ruling Party The American June 20, 2008
Turkey's Putin Deserves to Go Wall Street Journal June 6, 2008
Turkish Secularism Is Democratic Middle East Quarterly Summer 2008
The Economics of Democracy in Muslim Countries Middle East Quarterly Summer 2008
Turkey's Uncertain Future The American April 30, 2008
A Democratic Islam? Jerusalem Post April 17, 2008
Turkey and Democracy Euro-Atlantic Quarterly March 2008
Are Muslim Countries Less Democratic? Middle East Quarterly Fall 2007
Naser Khader and Flemming Rose: Reflections on the Danish Cartoon Controversy Middle East Quarterly Fall 2007
Ban Islam? New York Sun August 29, 2007
Can There Be an Islamic Democracy? Middle East Quarterly Spring 2007
Does Prime Minister Erdoğan Accept Turkish Secularism? Middle East Quarterly Spring 2007
Fight for Mideast democracy faltering Philadelphia Inquirer July 14, 2006
Debate: "Democracy Is about More Than Elections" Middle East Quarterly Summer 2006
Quantifying Arab Democracy Middle East Quarterly Summer 2006
Democratize but Stabilize Middle East Quarterly Summer 2006
Will U.S. Democratization Policy Work? Middle East Quarterly Summer 2006
[The Hamas electoral victory:] Democracy's bitter fruit National Post January 27, 2006
Don't deal with terrorists USA Today January 25, 2006
The Freedom Crusade, Revisited: A Symposium National Interest Winter 2005/06
All the Wrong Reasons Private Papers November 13, 2005
Defending and Advancing Freedom Commentary November 2005
Can Hezbollah and Hamas Be Democratic? New York Sun March 22, 2005
A Neo-Conservative's Caution New York Sun March 8, 2005
Indonesian Democracy vs. Islamist Fundamentalism FrontPageMagazine.com August 10, 2004
Is an Iraqi Strongman Emerging? New York Sun May 4, 2004
Bush the radical Jerusalem Post November 12, 2003
Debate: Islam and Democracy PBS "Wide Angle" July 15, 2003
A Strongman for Iraq? New York Post April 28, 2003
Want Democracy? Get a King Middle East Quarterly December 2000
Are Today's Islamic Movements Compatible with Democracy? Insight August 14, 2000
Can Democracy Prevail? Middle East Quarterly March 2000
There Are No Moderates: Dealing with Fundamentalist Islam National Interest Fall 1995
Islam and Democracy: Rejoinder Middle East Quarterly December 1994
On Democracy Middle East Quarterly September 1994
Why Turkey Is the only Muslim Democracy Middle East Quarterly March 1994
Press Releases
Title Publication Date
Islamic Relief Fails to Disprove Terror Links News from the Middle East Forum July 30, 2018